Sara J. Martinez


Walking, light exercise may prevent Alzheimer’s, osteoarthritis

November 29, 2010

Walking may slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment in healthy and cognitively impaired adults, according to a study presented Monday at the RSNA annual meeting. A separate study found walking and other light physical activity delays the onset or altogether prevents osteoarthritis

Uncertain test results provoke more anxiety than malignant disease

November 29, 2010

Not knowing your test results can be more stressful than actually having a confirmed diagnosis, according to a study presented Nov. 29 at the RSNA annual conference. The uncertainty patients experience in the waiting room is as serious a stressor as knowing they have a malignant disease, the researchers found.